Updated: May 4
The Hyderabad Public School (Ramanthapur) announced today the Grand Finale of the 1st Edition of its YoungPreneurs program will be held tomorrow (2nd May 2021) in a virtual model. An Elevator Pitch and Business Plan Competition will be held. Six student teams are going to compete Sunday evening against each other to win the elevator pitch and business plan competitions. It will be held virtually on tinyurl.com/hpsrfinale.
These finalist teams include Team Billectro, Studentorzo, Aero Drones, Sadan, Wowinsite, and Unmask. Each team is comprised of six members and are mentored by a seasoned mentor.
The grand jury of this competition will be K. Chandra Shekar, Angel Investor & Advisor; Deepthi Ravula, CEO of WE-HUB and Sanjay Jesrani, Founder & CEO, Go North Ventures.
The YoungPreneurs program is an initiative of the HPS(R) Alumni Association. It is organized in partnership with TiE-Hyderabad.
The vision of The HPS Alumni Association is to nurture entrepreneurs at an early stage and prepare students to take on real-life challenges head-on to solve socially relevant problems. HPS(R) and the alumni association introduced Entrepreneurship as an elective subject for Class 11 and 12 as per CBSE guidelines. The elective will be taught with an “experiential-based” learning approach similar to the well-established programs in US high schools with continuous mentoring from distinguished HPS(R) Alumni named as “HPSR YOUNGPRENUERS” program.
The Grand Finale is the culmination of all the efforts of students, teachers, alumni mentors for over a year.
The HPSR YoungPreneurs -2021 Grand Finale is held virtually in partnership with TiE-Hyderabad (The Indus Entrepreneurs) known for their global TYE Virtual program.
Dr. Narshima Reddy, Principal of Hyderabad Public School, Ramanthapur stated “If we have to build on the vision of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi “Made in India, Made for the world”, we have to plant the seeds of entrepreneurship at the high school level”.
Jay Reddy, Co-chair of the Entrepreneurship program, said “As we alumni look at our successes and blessings in life and connect the dots, the HPSR school experiences, values taught and networks we built have played a critical role in our success. This is a way for alumni to give back to have a lasting impact for decades to come”.
VenuVinod, President of The HPSR Alumni Association, stated “We are blessed with a generous and close alumni network that is committed to having a huge impact on the communities we serve, HPSR Entrepreneurship program is one such initiative we launched this year.”
Founded in 1972 under the aegis of The HPS Society, HPS Ramanthapur is a prestigious institution spread over 41 acres carved out of the Osmania University campus. Over the last 5 decades with its unique culture and education, this school has produced many illustrious and successful alumni in leadership positions across many fields. K.SatishReddy, Chairman, DrReddys’ Labs; Venkatatapathi Raju, Indian Test Cricketer, and Selector; Justice Raghunandan Rao, Judge of the High court of AP; Ash Ashutosh, Founder, and CEO of Actifio; Ravi Kailas, Chairman, Mytrah Energy; PaveenTailam, Chairman, TIE Global to name a few.
All students, staff, alumni, and parents to join the event virtually by registering using the link below: tinyurl.com/hpsrfinale